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Essay heading: Social Science Is A Misnomer
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More interesting is that each of the two epistemic approaches claims their method of enquiry gives birth to valid information or certainty. According to Hamlyn rationalism ,whose founder is Descartes' is an epistemological doctrine that "puts weight on reason or understanding, as distinct from the senses or sense perception"(1987:134)...
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John Locke held the view that "the scope of our knowledge is limited to, and by, our experience"(Stumpf,1983:254). RATIONALISM (i)Descartes': This philosophical movement was initiated by Descartes' and "carried on with varying degrees of thoroughness by Spinoza and Leibniz…(Hamlyn, 1987:134). A rationalist relies on logic and principles of reasonableness in order to arrive at a conclusion...
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